The mission of the St. Joseph County Great Start Collaborative is to engage the entire community to assure a coordinated system of services and resources to assist families in providing a great start for their children from birth through age five.

September 29 – November 3, 2014 PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) Workshops

PATH is a 6-week workshop for persons with a long-term health condition who want to build encouragement and confidence in managing their health while maintaining active and fulfilling lives.  Cost is $20.00 for the workshop. Scholarships are available.  These workshops are open to anyone 18 yrs. or older […]

Dining with Diabetes Workshops

This program is open to anyone with diabetes, their family members or caretakers.  Classes show you how to prepare meals that are healthy, use less fat, salt and sugar without cutting taste.  Sample a variety of healthy foods, get recipes and much more. Fee:  $5.00 per session […]

Get Your Kids Active and Eating Right

Are you looking for ways to get your kids away from the computer screen and interested in being more active? The National Institute of Health has a program, “We Can!”, that offers free resources for families and communities to help youth eat right, get active, and reduce […]

Support Staff / Parent Liaison Position Open at St. Joseph County ISD

Support Staff / Parent Liaison Position open at St. Joseph County ISD!  Do you enjoy working with community members? Are you self-motivated, like people and have strong interpersonal skills?  Are you looking for a rewarding career? If you answered YES, then click here for information on this […]

St. Joseph County United Way Campaign 2015

Hard to believe but the Donut Drives to kickoff Campaign 2015 start NEXT WEEK !!!   THANK YOU to our sponsor MarketPlace North in Three Rivers for helping us with this event!  MarketPlace North is the home of Big King Buffet, CareLinc Medical, Twisted Salon, Three Rivers Community […]

KIDS COUNT Reports Reveals ‘Unacceptable’ Ranking for Child Well-being in Michigan

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s release last week of its 25th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book report on how kids are doing nationally and state-by-state offered some eye-opening news about the welfare of Michigan’s children.  In the 25 years since the launch of the first KIDS COUNT report, fewer Michigan […]